Articles of Note

Anxieties about democracy — the electorate is an ignorant and fickle mob — are as old as democracy itself. Mary Beard on the problem with people power... more »

New Books

Charlotte Brontë was no lonely spinster. She had suitors. "You do not know me," she told one of them. "I am not the serious, grave, cool-headed individual you suppose"... more »

Essays & Opinions

Anti-vaxxing, flat-Earthism, climate-change skepticism — the marketplace of ideas doesn’t work. You can try to kill zombie ideas, but they just won’t die... more »